Saturday, October 2, 2010

Yazdi Arrested

Yazdi, right, Sabaghian, center, and Gharavi
Arrested in Isfahan. 1 October 2010

Ebrahim Yazdi, former Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic and a close confidant of Imam Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic, was arrested on Friday in Isfahan while attending the memorial service of one of his colleagues at Freedom Movement of Iran (FMI) party. Yazdi is the Secretary General of FMI. Also arrested along with Yazdi, were Hashen Sabaghian, the former Interior Minister in the original Islamic Republic Provisional Government and a leader of FMI, and Ali Asghar Gharavi, FMI’s Isfahan branch chief. The arrests took place on Friday afternoon. The government has not yet announced charges against Yazdi and other FMI leaders.

File Photos: Al Arabyia


Anonymous said...

that dude still alive ?

Nader Uskowi said...

Yeh, same old guys. Look at Khamenei!

Anonymous said...

look at you n me :D

rotating as always and never getting anywhere

Bless Iran anyway.

Mehdi said...

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Address is:

(just in case you haven't read it already, of course)